Super-fast DNA machine unable to dent SA forensics backlog

West Cape News South Africa
A machine able to match a suspect’s DNA with crime scene samples within four hours has been developed by UK and US-based scientists. The machine, developed by Andrew Hopwood from the Forensic Science Service in the UK and Frederic Zenhausern from the University of Arizona, is able to compare crime scene samples to cells harvested from the inside of a suspect’s cheek